‘Adventures of a Nepali Frog’ adapted into a playNepal’s well-known children’s literature character Bhaktaprasad Bhyaguto is on the stage for a cause.
To commemorate 25 years of ‘Adventures of a Nepali Frog’ (Dhumdham ko Ghumgham: Bhaktaprasad Bhyaguto ko Nepal Yatra), the book’s publisher Rato Bangla Kitab (RBK) and Katha Ghera, a theatre collective, have come up with a fun and entertaining play based on the book.
Written by Kanak Mani Dixit, ‘Adventures of the Nepali Frog’ is widely regarded as a classic children’s book. The book was initially published in Nepali and English, but since then, it has been translated into 12 languages, including Nepali Braille.
The play, which Akanchha Karki directed, premiered at Kamal Mani Theater on Friday. The play will be staged at the theatre until August 29. Entry is free for students from public schools. Tickets are priced at Rs 500 (only for students) and Rs 1,000.
All proceeds from the play will go to Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC), a 70-bed facility that provides therapy, nursing, and occupational training to people with paralysis.